In this article we are going to give you a complete information about Arthur Mafokate’s net worth. Arthur Mafokate is a South African musician, record producer and media personality inspiring those who look up to him.
He is a renowned South African artist who have over the years contributed massively to the entertainment industry through his crafts and talent.
Who is Arthur Mafokate?
He was born in Soweto to Olympic equestrian and philanthropist Enos Mafokate. He was a backing dancer for artists including Brenda Fassie, Monwa & Son and Johnny Mokhali.
Arthur gained prominence after creating his first biggest kwaito hit song titled “Kaffir”. This song was released in 1994 and has to date, sold over half a million copies. The title, “Kaffir,” is a derogatory term used mostly in South Africa as a racial slur to refer to black people.
A lot of controversies surrounded the song and as a result got banned by certain radio stations. However, the success that the song chalked influenced the state of kwaito even today.
Businesses and Establishments
Mafokate, sometimes referred to as the King of Kwaito, founded his own music record label named 999 Music. The ultimate aim of this record label is to nurture and produce top and upcoming artist of all genres in South Africa.
Through hard work, dedication and the strong will to succeed, Mafokate was able to succeed as an artist and in building a sustainable independent music label. This music label happens to be one of the oldest in the country and it is still functioning.
Arthur Mafokate Net Worth in 2020
He is worth US$1 million as of 2020.
As an active musician, a good share of his worth comes from album sales, concerts, tours, online streams, endorsement deals and other undisclosed sources.
He also makes money from his record label by investing in artists.
Due to his outstanding contribution to the music industry in SA, he’s won several awards. See the list below.
- Song of the year (1998) at the SAMA FNB Awards – Oyi Oyi
- First artist to win Song of the Year in South African Music Awards
- Recognized for his contribution to the new generation of music at the 2007 FNB South African Music Awards
- Lifetime Achievement Award for recognition of his 22 year old successful entertainment career – 2016 South African Metro FM Music Awards.